One of the world's greatest collections of architectural ironwork is on display in the five boroughs of New York City. Author and photographer Diana Stuart captures the magnitude and impressive array of historic exterior designs in 400 color photographs, with background information and the location of each piece included in captions.
You will see iron fences, gates, newel posts, balustrades, railings, brackets, lamps, and much more. These stunning artifacts play a major role in the fabric of New York City's streetscape, and artists, designers, and ironworkers will all be inspired by the rich selection of designs found here. This book also serves as an historical record of the amazing wrought ironwork to be found in this amazing outdoor museum -- New York City.